Pascal Borry

Pascal Borry has published more than 150 publications in international peer reviewed journals on topics related to genetics, organ donation and anti-doping. He was member of the Professional and Public Policy Committee of the European Society of Human Genetics, and is currently a member of both the Belgian Advisory Committee on Bioethics and the Ethics Panel of the World Anti-Doping Agency. He is programme director of the Master of Bioethics and an invited scholar at McGill University. In 2015 he received the Science Communication Award of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts.



Mahsa Shabani

Postdoctoral researcher at Center for Biomedical Ethics and Law at the University of Leuven. She holds a PhD in Biomedical Ethics and Law (KU Leuven), LL.M in Public Law (Shahid Beheshti University Tehran), and a Postgraduate Master in Bioethics (KU Leuven, University of Nijmegen and University of Padova). Her research interests include: health data sharing, privacy and confidentiality, biobanking and cord-blood banking, ethical and legal framework for genetic testing and genomics research, participant-centric research and public-private partnerships in biomedical research.



Jan Piasecki

Assistant professor. He holds a doctorate degree in philosophy (Jagiellonian University, 2010) and Erasmus Mundus Master of Bioethics (KU Leuven, University of Nijmegen and University of Padova, 2011). His research interests include: research ethics, public health ethics, medical anthropology, learning healthcare systems, political philosophy.